R. Kelly's Ex-Wife Claims He Does Not Accept His Transgender Child's Change

R. Kelly’s Ex-Wife Claims He Does Not Accept His Transgender Child’s Change

(AllHipHop News) Two weeks ago, R. Kelly’s 13 year old child Jaya Kelly revealed in a Q+A on Ask.fm that while she was born a female she identified as a boy. Today (June 27th) reports surface that R. Kelly’s ex-wife Andrea Kelly believes the legendary singer has not yet accepted his child’s transgender lifestyle.

During the Q+A session, Jaya Kelly revealed that she now refers to herself as Jay and has identified as a since she was ““six or seven” and was hesitant to reveal tell her father. Jaya informed her mother of her and according to reports from TMZ, Andrea Kelly says her father still refers to her as his daughter. Andrea even goes as far as stating “That’s like calling him a background singer, not the king of R&B.”

Jay has stated in the Q+A that he desires to have “surgery and the medication to help me (be) who I was supposed to be”. According to her mother, Jay has yet to have that surgery.